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People

Total Population 1,271
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 670
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,875
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.2%
Median Gross Rent $495
Median House Value $57,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 13.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Laurens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Pocahontas
Standard Zip Codes 50554
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.846
Longitude -94.851

Laurens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SIOUX RAPIDS 4 E
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Station EMMETSBURG
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albert City 631 $55,313
Havelock 152 $28,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Laurens Public Libraries

Library
Laurens Public Library
273 N THIRD ST
Laurens, Iowa
(712) 841-4612

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Laurens High Schools

LAURENS-MARATHON HIGH SCHOOL
300 W GARFIELD
712-841-5000
Serves 153 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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